necessarily have a larger number of species, since
there are many laws and a variety of forms. In the
case of one law we rely on the letter, in others on the
spirit. Some laws we force to serve our turn, when
we can find no law to support our case, others we
compare with one another, and on others we put some
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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